Winged Smooth Roach

Symploce macroptera

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Starter colony (15 mixed nymphs): $10 (Not available)

Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: Male: 17 mm. Female: 18 mm.
  • Climbing Abilities: All life stages can climb.
  • Flying Abilities: Adult males can fly.
  • Mode of Birth: Oviparous.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 75-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Not picky.
  • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

All the fun of the unadorned roach, only with both sexes fully winged! This species seems to grow a little larger, and the rich orange color of some adults can be quite striking.